How Gardening Is Transforming My Marriage

David Jurasek
9 min readApr 12, 2020
My wife and I in our garden in Toronto, Canada — David Jurasek

There were times after a tense disagreement or beguiling misunderstanding with my wife, where I would wake up in the middle of the night, anxious and sweaty, staring at the back of her wild mane of hair, pondering…

If only she would be more…

I used to have the same relationship to my wife as I did to nature.

David Jurasek

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